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National Summary

Today

Dense fog for many parts of the country this morning but it will generally lift from most places later on. However the fog may persist for longer periods near the south and east coast. Otherwise the day will be warm and sunny with highs of 18 to 25 degrees in light southeast breezes.

Tonight

Fog will return again tonight and it will continue to be dense in many places. Lowest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees.

Tomorrow

Friday will be another warm sunny day for many places once early morning fog clears. But cloud will increase along western coastal counties during the day with outbreaks of showery rain developing, these becoming heavier and more widespread towards evening. Highs of 18 to 25 degrees.

Outlook

Saturday: Heavy spells of showery rain will continue to affect many parts of the country during Saturday morning. There will be a gradual clearance from the south through the afternoon with the rain finally clearing the north coast of Ulster in the evening.Sunday: A dry, bright and fresh day with spells of sunshine coming and going throughout the day. Highest temperatures of 16 to 18 degrees in light southwest breezes. Dry and clear on Sunday night but fog patches will develop in almost calm conditions.Monday: Similar to Sunday; early morning fog clearing and then dry and bright through the day with good sunny spells and highs of 16 to 18 degrees in light southwesterly breezes.Tuesday: Rain gradually developing along the west coast and slowly moving inland through the day; many eastern areas staying dry.Midweek: Becoming more unsettled.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

East, 9 Knots, Light rain, Less than 0.1 Miles, 1022, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

East-Southeast, 7 Knots, Fog, 0.2 Miles, 1023, Falling slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

East-Northeast, 11 Knots, Wave ht:0.7 m, The Visibility at Tuskar is less than half a Mile, 1021, Falling slowly

Roches Point Automatic

East, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 5 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

East, 11 Knots, Cloudy, 14 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly

Valentia Automatic

Southeast, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

East-Southeast, 7 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

East-Northeast, 2 Knots, Fair, 11 Miles, 1020, Falling slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

East-Southeast, 7 Knots, Wave ht:0.4 m, 1024, Falling slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

East-Southeast, 15 Knots, Wave ht: 1.7 m, 1019, Falling slowly

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

East, 9 Knots, Wave height not available, 1020, Falling

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

Southeast, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 2.8 m, 1013, Falling

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Friday 12 May 2017 Issued at 0500 Thursday 11 May 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: A light, variable airflow covers Ireland as high pressure declines over central Europe. A shallow depression will approach the southeast coast today.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Slyne Head to Rossan Pt to Belfast Lough

Wind: Mainly southerly force 3 or less, becoming variable or northerly this evening and becoming variable tonight.

Weather: Fair this morning, showers developing in the south this afternoon, extending northwards and becoming more widespread tonight.

Visibility: Good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Belfast Lough to Wicklow Head to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea

Wind: North to northeast force 3 or less, becoming variable tonight.

Weather: Fair this morning, showers developing in the south this afternoon, extending northwards and becoming more widespread tonight.

Visibility: Good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen head to Loop Head to Slyne Head

Wind: Northerly force 3 or less, veering northwesterly force 2 to 4 this afternoon, decreasing force 2 or 3 later this evening, continuing the same overnight.

Weather: Fair this morning, showers developing in the south this afternoon, extending northwards and becoming more widespread tonight.

Visibility: Good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Saturday 13 May 2017: Generally light to moderate variable winds, Scattered showers, some heavy.

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